Medieval History 400-1500 Products

  • The Mongols in Iran

    Qutb Al-Din Shirazi's Akhbar-i-Moghulan

    By George Lane

    This is an annotated, paraphrased translation of a thirteenth century historical chronicle penned, though not necessarily authored, by a widely respected Persian scholar of the Iranian Ilkhanate (1258-1335), Quṭb al-Dīn Shīrāzī (d.1311).…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Medieval Disability Studies

    By John P. Sexton, Kisha G. Tracy

    The questions posed by disability studies scholarship are increasingly of interest to medieval studies scholars and there have been a wealth of books published on the intersection of these two fields of research over the past two decades. More recently, medieval scholars have developed a framework…

    Hardback – 2018-01-28 

  • Aleppo

    A History

    By Ross Burns

    Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving urban life—in particular an active traditional suq, whose origins can be traced across many centuries. Its tangle of streets still follow the Hellenistic grid and above it…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • The Indian Frontier

    Horse and Warband in the Making of Empires

    By Jos Gommans

    This omnibus brings together some old and some recent works by Jos Gommans on the warhorse and its impact on medieval and early modern state-formation in South Asia. These studies are based on Gommans’ observation that Indian empires always had to deal with a highly dynamic inner frontier between…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 

  • Greek Monasticism in Southern Italy

    The Life of Neilos in Context

    Edited by Barbara Crostini, Ines Angeli Murzaku

    This volume was conceived with the double aim of providing a background and a further context for the new English translation of the Life of St Neilos of Rossano, founder of the monastery of Grottaferrata near Rome in 1004. Reflecting this double aim, the volume is divided into two parts. Part I,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-29 

  • Place and Space in the Medieval World

    Edited by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes, Heidi Stoner

    This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered and critical manner, presenting a scholarly introduction written by the editors alongside thematic case-studies that address a wide range of visual and textual material. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Discourse of Exile in Early Modern English Literature

    By J. Seth Lee

    This volume examines the literary works of English exiles seeking to navigate what Edward Said calls "the perilous territory of not-belonging." The study opens by asking, "How did exile impact the way an early modern writer defined and constructed their personal and national identity?" In seeking…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Religion and Peace

    Historical Aspects

    Edited by Yvonne Friedman

    This volume represents a departure from the prevailing emphasis on religion and war in the medieval and early modern periods. Instead, the book explores the relationship between religion and peace in the context of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, both as an ideal and on the practical level. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 

  • Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe

    Edited by Serena Ferente, Lovro Kunčević, Miles Pattenden

    Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe examines the norms and practices of collective decision-making across pre-modern European history, east and west, and their influence in shaping both intra- and inter-communal relationships. Bringing together the work of twenty specialist contributors, this…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 

  • The Arabic Historical Tradition & the Early Islamic Conquests

    Folklore, Tribal Lore, Holy War

    By Boaz Shoshan

    The early Arab conquests pose a considerable challenge to modern-day historians. The earliest historical written tradition emerges only after the second half of the eighth century- over one hundred years removed from the events it contends to describe, and was undoubtedly influenced by the motives…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

  • The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Routledge Revivals: Community, Gender, and Individual Identity (1988)

    English Writing 1360-1430

    By David Aers

    First published in 1988, David Aers explores the treatment of community, gender, and individual identity in English writing between 1360 and 1430, focusing on Margery Kempe, Langland, Chaucer, and the poet of Sir Gawain. He shows how these texts deal with questions about gender, the making of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 

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